Flashcards in What is your GI Sign (and assoc diagnosis)? Deck (14)
Triad of 3 findings: R upper quadrant abdominal pain, jaundice, fever >40 (104F). Assoc Dx?
Charcot Triad; Cholangitis (inf of common bile duct)
hypotension and AMS + Charcot's triad. Assoc Dx?
Reynold's pentad: Cholangitis
Bruising and edema around subcutaneous tissue around umbilicus. Assoc Dx?
Cullen; seen in Pancreatitis or abdominal trauma or ruptured ectopic pregnancy
Bruising of the flank
Grey Turner sign; seen in Pancreatitis or blunt abdominal trauma or ruptured ectopic pregnancy
RUQ on palpation usually after full expiration on deep inspiration palpation of RUQ
Murphy's sign; cholecystitis
Palpation of the left lower quadrant elicits pain on the R lower quadrant of the abdomen
Rovsing sign; appendicitis
Tenderness to palpation and rigidity over the R side of the abdomen that is one-third the distance from the ASIS to the umbilicus.
McBurney's point; appendicitis
Pt is lying on left side while R thigh is flexed backward
Psoas sign; appendicitis
Pt in supine and pain is elicited as hip and knee is flexed to 90 degrees and internally and externally rotating flexed hip
Obturator sign: appendicitis
R shoulder or scapular pain
Boas sign; acute cholecystitis
Enlarged palpable non-tender gallbladder with jaundice
courvoisier's gallbladder; assoc with cancer of the head of the pancreas
calcified gallbladder on abdominal radiograph
porcelain gallbadder; may be seen in chronic cholelithiasis causes calcified scarring. Cholecystectomy due to association with gall bladder carcinoma
irregular 1 cm nodule within the umbilicus
Sister Mary Joseph sign; GI cancer (gastric, colonic, pancreatic) Gynocologic (ovarian, uterine)